Thyroid Disorders

At bodhin, all our programs & therapies are holistic with the aim of stimulating natural healing. We go an extra mile in offering complete treatment systems that combine appropriate therapies, tailored to an individual's needs.

Our treatment is safe & beneficial for individuals of all ages. They are non suppressive & help to find the root cause of a particular disease. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck just below the Adams apple. The gland wraps around the windpipe (trachea) and has a shape that is similar to a butterfly formed by two wings (lobes) and attached by a middle part (isthmus). The thyroid gland works like a tiny factory that uses iodine (mostly from the diet in foods such as seafood and salt) to produce thyroid hormones. These hormones help to regulate the body's metabolism and effects processes, such as growth and other important functions of the body.

The two most important thyroid hormones are thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). The thyroid works like the thermostat in your house. If the thyroid is too active and produces too much T4 and T3, it's like having a thermostat that's set too high, so the house gets overheated. If it's not active enough, it's set too low and the house is too cold. And if it's making just the right amount of thyroid hormones, then it keeps the temperature just right.

The thyroid itself is regulated by another gland located in the brain, called the pituitary. In turn, the pituitary is regulated in part by the thyroid. If the thyroid itself is under-active, or if the regulators of the thyroid gland are not functioning properly, hypothyroidism can result. If the thyroid is overactive, or if the regulators of the thyroid gland are pushing the thyroid to produce too much hormone, hyperthyroidism can result. This could occur because of several reasons.

Some of the complaints experienced by patients with hypothyroidism include:

  • Fatigue
  • Feeling excessively cold
  • Dry skin
  • Non specific aches and stiffness in muscles and joints
  • Depression
  • Mental fogginess and forgetfulness
  • Constipation
  • Fluid retention
  • Excessive or prolonged menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia)
Hyperthyroidism is suggested by a number of signs and symptoms. Patients with mild disease usually experience no symptoms. The symptoms are usually related to an increase in body metabolism. Common symptoms are listed below:
  • Excessive sweating
  • Increased bowel movements
  • Nervousness; agitation
  • Weight loss
  • Decreased concentration
  • Heat intolerance
  • Tremor
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Fatigue
  • Irregular and scanty menstrual flow

Diagnosis can be made on the basis of signs & symptoms as well as blood tests for levels of serum T3, T4 & TSH, imaging (ultrasound), thyroid scans or biopsy. At bodhin, we consider a disease to be the result from emotional distress and frustration, which blocks the life force energy into various different organs or glands. Homeopathy considers thyroid problems as one such autoimmune glandular dysfunction. Homeopathy offers better chances of a cure since the treatment is based on the person's individual constitution. Homeopathic treatment may be useful as a supportive therapy for regulating both "hyper" and "hypo" conditions of the thyroid.

Conventional treatment of thyroid dysfunction relies mainly on drugs and surgery, whereas homeopathic treatment improves the function of the thyroid gland through natural means. Homeopathy may save your thyroid from irradiation or allow you to gradually wean off of thyroid drugs. Our remedies work by stimulating the body's own healing power. They stimulate the body to reactivate the hormone secretions, replenish and restore the thyroid tissue through the pituitary and other glands as a whole allowing the body to heal itself.

Thus, Homeopathic remedies will help boost your energy, improve circulation, and soothe metabolism by balancing "hyper" or "hypo" thyroid functions. To conclude, homoeopathy heals by finding and curing the roots of the disease. It has a cleansing effect and stimulates thyroid activity by implementing a general regulating influence on the thyroid. Hence, for a safe, natural, effective, and long-lasting answer for your thyroid problems, consider homeopathy.

Thyroid Disease At A Glance

  • The thyroid is an organ responsible for the production of thyroid hormones.
  • Thyroid hormones are essential to the regulation of metabolism and other functions of the body.
  • If thyroid hormone levels are not in a normal range, signs and symptoms of thyroid disease may occur.
  • In addition to the function of the gland, thyroid structural abnormalities may occur. Structural abnormalities range from benign to malignant.
  • Depending on the underlying problem, blood tests, imaging, and biopsy may be used to make a diagnosis.
  • Treatment depends on the particular thyroid disease.
 
 

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